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Facing the Wind: Navigating Knowledge Through Language and Literature

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Point Lookout

67 Atlantic Highway

Northport, ME 04849

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New Event - Thursday, March 21st from 6-9pm: Voices and Verses

A pre-conference evening event with Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum.

Description: Join us at the Point Lookout Summit on Thursday evening for an event with Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum and educators across Maine. There will be an opportunity to network with other teachers, listen to a poetry reading, and share your own poems. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided with a cash bar available.


Friday Conference Keynote Speaker: Gillian French

Gillian French’s debut novel, Grit, was an Indie Next List pick, a Junior Library Guild Selection, received starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews and ALA Booklist, was an Edgar Award Finalist, and received both a 2018 Lupine Award from the Maine Library Association and a 2018 Maine Literary Award from the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance.

Her other novels include The Door to January, The Lies they Tell, and The Missing Season (HarperTeen coming 5/21/2019). She holds a BA in English from the University of Maine, and is a member of the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance, Mystery Writers of America, and the Society of Children's Writers and Illustrators. Currently, she still lives in her native state of Maine with her husband and sons, where she's perpetually at work on her next novel.



NEW Point Lookout MCELA Special Room Rate:

Single Bedroom Cabin $99/night

2 Bedroom/2Bath Cabin $149/night

3 Bedroom/2 Bath Cabin $179/night

When you reserve your room, mention that you're attending the MCELA conference to receive this rate.


Please Note:

We encourage you to register and pay online, but if this is not possible, you may send a purchase order or a check. You MUST print and fill out the form linked below and send it with your payment. Your registration will NOT be processed until payment is received. We will not bill your school district.

The paper registration form can be accessed here: https://goo.gl/yZKzSc


MCELA's Cancellation and Refund Policy:

  • Payment by check or a purchase order (PO) is due at registration.

  • Purchase orders for registrations will be invoiced promptly, and payment must be received one week before the event.

  • If space is available, registrations accompanied by payment may be accepted on the day of an event.

  • Cancellations up to one week before the event will be fully reimbursed.

  • Later cancellations up to one day before the event and weather cancellations on the day of the event will be reimbursed fifty percent (50%) so that MCELA can cover its incurred food, venue, and honoraria costs for each registration.

  • Registrations may be transferred to another party.

  • To cancel or transfer a registration contact maine.ela@gmail.com

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Point Lookout

67 Atlantic Highway

Northport, ME 04849

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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